Tree-planting marks Petai Plantation Project launch

Lyna Mohamad

A tree-planting activity marked the launch of the Plantation of Petai Tree Saplings Project at the Meriok Rural Agricultural Development Area (KPLB) in Kampong Kiudang Mungkom last Tuesday.

Present at the plantation were members of the Legislative Council (LegCo) Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Putera Maharaja Dato Paduka Haji Abdul Ghani bin Pehin Datu Pekerma Dewa Dato Paduka Haji Abdul Rahim, Yang Berhormat Haji Ramli bin Haji Lahit Penghulu of Mukim Telisai Zone 2 Tutong District and an officer from the Department of Agriculture and Agrifood Hirman bin Haji Abu.

Acting Village Head of Kampong Kiudang Haji Saifulbahri bin Haji Umarali and members of the KPLB Kampong Kiudang Mungkom welcomed the delegation.

The event began with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah led by Haji Saifulbahri followed by a speech by Chairman of KPLB Farm Zaini bin Mahari. The plantation of the tree saplings will be carried out in stages on an eight hectare.

Guests also toured the plantation managed by the villagers and a local fruit stall at the vicinity.

Legislative Council member during the tree planting event. PHOTO: LYNA MOHAMAD